White-billed Buffalo-weaver (Bubalornis albirostris) - HBW 15, p. 132
French: Alecto à bec blanc
Spanish: Bufalero Piquiblanco
Other common names: Black/Common Buffalo-weaver
Taxonomy: Coccothraustes albirostris Vieillot, 1817, Senegal.
Forms a superspecies with B. niger, and previously the two were normally considered conspecific. In the past, race intermedius of B. niger was on occasion erroneously placed within present species. Monotypic.
Distribution: S Mauritania, Senegal, Gambia, NE Guinea-Bissau and Guinea E in a narrow band S of desert to C Chad and on to C Sudan, SW Eritrea and W Ethiopia, S to NE Uganda and NW Kenya.
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immature and adult bird Locality Kotu Creek, Kotu, Banjul, The Gambia (Monotypic species)
Daniêl Jimenez 26 December 2011 1 year ago 47 sec 4.6
A group of birds collectiong sticks on the ground and building the nest Locality Fatick Region, Senegal (Monotypic species)
Juan Sanabria 31 December 2007 4 years ago 35 sec 4.4
A bird in the entrance of its nest colony, which they frequent even out of breeding season Locality Nianing, Thiès Region, Senegal (Monotypic species)
Juan Sanabria 7 January 2007 6 years ago 20 sec 4.2
A group of birds feeding on the ground in the company of village weavers Locality Nianing, Thiès Region, Senegal
Juan Sanabria 1 January 2009 3 years ago 28 sec 4.2
A bird adding a thorny stick to the nest Locality Nianing, Thiès Region, Senegal (Monotypic species)
Juan Sanabria 7 January 2007 6 years ago 40 sec 3.9
Several birds around the nest colony Locality Nianing, Thiès Region, Senegal (Monotypic species)
Juan Sanabria 7 January 2007 6 years ago 42 sec 3.8
Locality Banjul, The Gambia
Paul Cools 4 February 2012 27 weeks ago 4.2
at Robert´s Camp
Locality Lake Baringo, Kenya
Axel Gollnisch 22 September 2011 25 weeks ago 4
A bird eating cake at a feeder
Locality Lake Baringo, Kenya (Monotypic species)
Liam Hughes 23 May 2011 51 weeks ago 3.9
Bird in a fig tree
Locality Bijilo Forest Park, Bijilo, Western Division, The Gambia
Klaus Lachenmaier 21 March 2013 2 weeks ago ADDED LAST MONTH 3.7
Tejedor búfalo. Gambia 2008.
Locality Farafenni, North Bank Division, The Gambia
Juan José Bazán Hiraldo 12 October 2008 2 years ago 3.5
A bird on a branch.
Locality Vogelpark Walsrode, Walsrode, Lower Saxony, Germany (Monotypic species)
Tomasz Doroń 4 July 2010 2 years ago 2.8